Dr. Kelly N. Birks | What is the Preterist View

What is the Preterist ViewWhat is the Preterist View

I. What is the Preterist View of Scripture?

The Preterist view of scripture, eschatology and theology begins with understanding the basic biblical view of hermeneutics. The science of hermeneutics is the science of interpreting scripture. It should be the intent of every Christian student of the Bible to let scripture interpret scripture. This is the Reformed Analogy of Faith at its best. The biblical means of interpreting scripture is to view the scripture within its historical, contextual, linguistic and comparative sense. First, we interpret scripture by its historicity. At what time in history is the passage dealing with? Does the historical situation contribute to the outcome of what the author is attempting to communicate? Next is the context by which we mean that the passage under consideration must be viewed in its immediate and overall context. We cannot separate out verses in order to arrive at our own presuppositional conclusions as to the meaning of a passage. This author has seen that a good 90% of the time, when individuals wrongly interpret scripture it is largely due to the fact that they are ignoring the immediate or overall (wider) context of a passage. When we speak of the Continue reading

Dr. Kelly N. Birks | The Second Coming Series (video)

 Dr. Kelly N. Birks | The Second Coming Series (video)Dr. Kelly N. Birks
The Second Coming Series (video)

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The Second Coming Series (video)
#1: The Parousia Event – Dr. Kelly Nelson Birks

The Second Coming Series (video)
#2: What Christ Taught about the timing – Dr. Kelly Nelson Birks

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Dr. Kelly N. Birks | To all the folks who have walked away from Preterism…..

walked awayTo all the folks who have walked away from Preterism….. An Open Letter.

Every now and then I get the question: “How is it that after a believer discovers and (apparently) becomes convinced that the bible teaches that Christ’s only Second Coming occurred in Ad 70 at the fall of Jerusalem, that then, after some time (even sometimes after years of believing this), they can just walk away or suddenly announce that they no longer believe in it?” Continue reading